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Strategic Planner

Colac, Victoria, Australia
Colac Otway Shire
  • Permanent full-time
  • Exciting and challenging role
  • Diverse and dynamic environment


Located in Victoria’s south-west, the Colac Otway Shire is diverse and beautiful, with volcanic lakes, craters and plains in the north; hinterland forests of the Otway Ranges running through the centre; and the Great Ocean Road coastline in the south. The lush rainforest and internationally recognised waterways and Great Ocean Road coastline all make Colac Otway Shire a place people want to live, work and visit. The region is widely regarded as one of the most picturesque municipalities in Victoria.

Colac is the key industrial, commercial and service centre for the shire and is situated on the southern shoreline of Lake Colac, on the Princes Highway, 138 km south-west of Melbourne. Apollo Bay is the other major urban centre in the shire.

As Strategic Planner, you will undertake a range of activities, associated with strategic planning including processing of planning scheme amendments and development of strategic policies/projects. The position will also involve processing and assessment of planning permit applications and related matters from time to time, providing support to the Statutory Planning team. 

For a position description and to apply online, visit or contact Human Resources on (03) 5232 9529.   Applications close Tuesday 2 October 2018.

Peter Brown

Chief Executive

Colac Otway Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation